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Until the S.C. Democratic Party primary on Sat. Feb. 29, we will publish candidate responses to three questions on issues facing local voters along with a brief analysis of each from two CofC professors.

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9/28 COVID-19 update: 542 new cases; 10 deaths; 8.8 percent positive

Charleston City Paper Staff

COVID-19 updates: South Carolina health officials reported 542 new cases of coronavirus on Monday, with 10 additional confirmed deaths. With 6,635 tests collected, the percent-positive rate was 8.8 percent. As of 5 p.m. Sept. 28, via S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control:Confirmed cases in S.C.:  142,449 (+542 new cases since Sunday)Percent Positive: 8.8% (down from 13.8%) Positive tests […]


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Before You Go: Cunningham and Mace debate; SC positive rate under 9%

COVID-19 updates: South Carolina health officials reported 542 new cases of coronavirus on Monday, with 10 additional confirmed deaths. With 6,635 tests collected, the percent-positive rate was 8.8 percent. As of 5 p.m. Sept. 28, via S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control:Confirmed cases in S.C.:  142,449 (+542 new cases since Sunday)Percent Positive: 8.8% (down from 13.8%) Positive tests […]

9/28 COVID-19 update: 542 new cases; 10 deaths; 8.8 percent positive

COVID-19 updates: South Carolina health officials reported 542 new cases of coronavirus on Monday, with 10 additional confirmed deaths. With 6,635 tests collected, the percent-positive rate was 8.8 percent. As of 5 p.m. Sept. 28, via S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control:Confirmed cases in S.C.:  142,449 (+542 new cases since Sunday)Percent Positive: 8.8% (down from 13.8%) Positive tests […]

SC residents paid $10K in 2017 income taxes on average while Trump paid $750, per ‘Times’

South Carolina taxpayers paid, on average, more than 10 times the income taxes reportedly paid by President Donald Trump in 2017, according to reporting by The New York Times. Trump reportedly paid $750 in 2017, and paid no income taxes at all in 10 of the previous 15 years, according to the Times. To put […]

Absentee witness signature rule nixed again

The U.S. Court of Appeals overruled its previous ruling late Friday, once again throwing out the South Carolina requirement for absentee-by-mail voters to obtain a witness signature for their ballots to count in the November general election. With county election offices preparing to mail absentee ballots in the coming days, officials are advising voters to […]